Monday, April 22, 2013
Astronics to Supply In-Seat Power Systems to Panasonic
Astronics Advanced Electronic Systems (AES) signed a multi-year agreement with Panasonic Avionics to provide its EmPower In-Seat Power Systems for installation with Panasonic's In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity (IFEC) Systems on Airbus A350s. Financial terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Astronics began providing EmPower® products to Panasonic in 2005 under various commercial agreements. Since then, the parties have collaborated on the design and development of multiple intelligent power supply systems used to provide power to personal electronic devices, as well as the IFE seat back displays and other electronic devices provided by Panasonic in the cabin of commercial air transport aircraft.